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Old 12-01-14, 10:56 PM
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Cycling in Bhutan: A Must-Read

Woe unto he who assumes what others should read... But you have to read this. New York Times article touches on a culture that embodies what bicycle touring is, from a spiritual perspective.

https://nyti.ms/1q3oRxy

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Thanks for that! Great fun!

I have this odd memory of crossing paths with the elder King of Bhutan - we are very close in age and were both in boarding schools in England around 1966. I have never been able to verify it, but still, where would that memory have come from?

We have some Mahayana Buddhism in New York State, too!


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Wow, I have a sudden urge to ride around the campus of the University of Texas-El Paso.
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That was a fun read. Thanks for posting!
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Originally Posted by bransom
That was a fun read. Thanks for posting!
Happy to!
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Awesome. Another thanks for sharing. I now have a desire to ride there. I've already wanted to do Nepal and the area around Thailand. I guess I'll add this spot to the route.
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Thanks op. Lots of unspoiled wisdom in that tiny country. Gross National Happiness.....love it.
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